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4th Jul '16 8:04:08 AM Eddy1215
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/CatDog'' when Dog's disregarding of pool rules get the pair locked up, Cat deliberately gets them thrown into a hot box to teach Dog the value of the rules. Eventually, Dog breaks down and begins saying a MadnessMantra of "I will obey the rules", just when their time in the hot box is up...[[{{Jerkass}} only for Rancid Rabbit to decide to keep them in it for another two months]], resulting in Cat realizing that ''Dog'' was right.

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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/CatDog'' when Dog's disregarding of Rancid Rabbit's outrageous pool rules get the pair locked up, Cat deliberately gets them thrown into a hot box to teach Dog the value of the rules. Eventually, Dog breaks down and begins saying a MadnessMantra of "I will obey the rules", just when their time in the hot box is up...[[{{Jerkass}} only for Rancid Rabbit Rancid]] [[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem to decide to keep them in it for another two months]], [[HourglassPlot resulting in Cat realizing realizing]] that ''Dog'' ''[[DumbassHasAPoint Dog]]'' [[DumbassHasAPoint was right.right]].
20th May '16 3:15:24 PM HeroGal2347
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* In the ''Series/TheATeam'' episode "Bad Time on the Border", Hannibal Smith is kept for some time in a box of corrugated scrap metal in the heat of the middle of the day.

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* In the ''Series/TheATeam'' episode "Bad "[[Recap/TheATeamS2E4BadTimeOnTheBorder Bad Time on the Border", Border]]", Hannibal Smith is kept for some time in a box of corrugated scrap metal in the heat as the sun rises higher (the villain taunts him that it's not even noon yet). While it doesn't kill him (or even stop him from making with the wisecracks), it's heavily implied that it would have killed him eventually had the bad guys not decided to dump him off the back of the middle of the day.truck instead.
9th May '16 9:03:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* Done in the ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' parody of ''KungFu'' (referenced above).

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* Done in the ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' parody of ''KungFu'' ''Series/KungFu'' (referenced above).
4th May '16 7:15:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Dragon and Slave'' by TimothyZahn, there are sheds that do this.

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* In ''Dragon and Slave'' by TimothyZahn, Creator/TimothyZahn, there are sheds that do this.



* In ''[[{{Gor}} Captive of Gor]]'', Elinor is locked into a slave box for eighteen days to break her spirit after repeated minor offenses.

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* In ''[[{{Gor}} ''[[Literature/{{Gor}} Captive of Gor]]'', Elinor is locked into a slave box for eighteen days to break her spirit after repeated minor offenses.



* ''KungFu'': Caine finds himself in a two-man Box, and teaches the other man in the box to meditate so as to avoid the torturous aspects of being in the box. The guards & other prisoners are amazed that they're able to leave under their own power instead of being carried out.

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* ''KungFu'': ''Series/KungFu'': Caine finds himself in a two-man Box, and teaches the other man in the box to meditate so as to avoid the torturous aspects of being in the box. The guards & other prisoners are amazed that they're able to leave under their own power instead of being carried out.
27th Feb '16 8:01:48 PM jormis29
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* ''Film/DasExperiment'', based on the infamous StanfordPrisonExperimentt, recycled in Germany.

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* ''Film/DasExperiment'', based on the infamous StanfordPrisonExperimentt, StanfordPrisonExperiment, recycled in Germany.
27th Feb '16 8:01:11 PM jormis29
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* ''Film/DasExperiment'', based on the infamous Stanford prison experiment, recycled in Germany.

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* ''Film/DasExperiment'', based on the infamous Stanford prison experiment, StanfordPrisonExperimentt, recycled in Germany.
23rd Feb '16 5:17:57 AM Paranoia
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-->'''Chandler''': The meaning of the box is threefold: One, it gives me the time to think about what I did; two, it proves how much I care about my friendship with Joey; and three...it hurts!

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-->'''Chandler''': -->'''Chandler''' (counting on his fingers through a small hole in the top): The meaning of the box is threefold: One, it gives me the time to think about what I did; two, it proves how much I care about my friendship with Joey; and three...it hurts!
13th Feb '16 12:48:35 AM eroock
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* The classic prison expose film ''Film/IAmAFugitiveFromAChainGang'' features a sweatbox in which prisoner is held erect by a metal collar. Early in the film, one prisoner passes out inside and is strangled, leading to mess-hall riot.

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* The classic prison expose film ''Film/IAmAFugitiveFromAChainGang'' ''Hell's Highway'' (1932) features a sweatbox in which prisoner is prisoners are held erect by a metal collar. Early in the film, one prisoner passes out inside [[https://youtu.be/elnY5XoV8Pk?t=691 and is strangled, strangled]], leading to a mess-hall riot.
12th Feb '16 11:14:30 AM RichardSeven
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* In ''Film/TheGreatEscape'', it was The Cooler and it was reserved for attempted escapees. The fact that SteveMcQueen's character had been in it so many times, and had survived, led to him being termed The Cooler King.

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* In ''Film/TheGreatEscape'', it was The Cooler and it was reserved for attempted escapees. The fact that SteveMcQueen's character had been in it so many times, and had survived, led to him being termed The Cooler King. His bouncing a baseball around the Cooler has become a StockShoutOut.
13th Dec '15 12:00:34 AM JRDelta
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* The classic prison expose film ''Film/IAmAFugitiveFromAChainGang'' features a sweatbox in which prisoner is held erect by a metal collar. Early in the film, one prisoner passes out inside and is strangled, leading to mess-hall riot.
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